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battle

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1 a forceful effort to reach a goal or objective

  • passing the medical licensing exam was an uphill battle, but she succeeded
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2 a physical dispute between opposing individuals or groups

  • a battle between rival gangs left two people lying dead on the street
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3 active fighting during the course of a war

  • soldiers who desperately wanted to forget the horrors that they had witnessed in battle
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4 an earnest effort for superiority or victory over another

  • the chess game was a real battle between two of the worldʼs best players
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battle

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1 to engage in a contest

  • the two teams, which have long been archrivals, will battle on the court for the state championship
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2 to enter into contest or conflict with

  • the two top-seeded tennis players battled each other for almost three hours
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3 to oppose (someone) in physical conflict

  • the two armies battled each other for control of the bridge
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4 to strive to reduce or eliminate

  • we must battle hunger and poverty wherever they exist
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